Tuesday 23 November 2004

Passing the Turing Test.

Everyone's going on about this little work of genius:

It is rather fun.

I have two observations. Firstly, I reckon this passes the Turing Test, which is interesting, because it isn't that good. It has always been assumed that the way to pass the Turing Test was to develop an astoundingly clever computer. Turns out that it can be done far more quickly and easily by raising an entire generation of astoundingly stupid humans with no grasp of grammar or coherence.

Secondly, it told me this earlier:

As a nudist, I am unkempt.

Cue the mighty Random Surrealism Generator:

I never tire of that thing.


(Just in case you hadn't already worked it out) it'll give you a different message every time you refresh the page.

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